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What Next For The Muslim Brotherhood
Abdullah Al-Arian argues that in order for the Muslim Brotherhood to gain popular support among Egyptians, it should learn from its past and present mistakes, and figure out a way to regroup through its youth members.
Egypt’s Copts, Between Morsi and the Military
Febe Armanios sheds light on the Coptic minority in Egypt, and its position in contemporary political and social conflicts.
Egyptian Authorities Recapture Islamist-Held Town
Patrick Kingsley writes a first-hand account on the violence against Christian minority in Degla following the seizure of the town by Morsi supporters.
Rafah Bombing Injures Nine
Nine injured after a roadside bomb went off near the Reesa checkpoint on the Arish-Rafah International Road.
Rebuffed Nour Party Rep Walks Out on Constitution Drafting Session
The Salafist al-Nour Party’s representative in the constitutional committee walked out on Monday’s meeting following a heated debate on the future of an article pertaining to Sharia.
The Cruel Optimist
Sarah Carr meets with labor rights laywer Haytham Mohammadeen, who offers his insights on post-30 June Egypt.
Court Freezes Islamists’ Assets
North Cairo criminal court freezes assets of Muslim Brotherhood officials and allies.
No Haven for Syrian Refugees in Egypt
Nadine Marroushi writes about the political, economic, and social hardships Syrian refugees face in Egypt following the overthrow of Morsi.
Gehad Al-Haddad Arrested
Gehad Al-Haddad, the Muslim Brotherhood spokesperson, arrested in Nasr City Tuesday.
6 April Protests Emergency Law
Around 300 protesters gathered on Monday to protest against emergency law, military trials, and arbitrary detentions.
Egypt: Armed Forces Eye the Presidency
Abdel Rahman Youssef answers the question on the possibility of having General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi run for office.
Nour Party Picks Up Islamist Mantle In Egyptian Transition
Walaa Hussein argues that al-Nour Party seeks to take the lead on Islamists group following its support of Morsi’s overthrow.
The Grand Mufti and Al-Nour Party Oppose Proposed Amendments to Sharia-Related Articles in the Constitution
Manar Mohsen writes about Al-Azhar and al-Nour Party`s controversy over Sharia-related article amendments in the constitution.
Nour Party to Remain in Constitutional Committee
Shaaban Abdel-Alim, deputy-head of al-Nour Party, stated that the party will remain in the constitutional committee.
Four Brotherhood Members Arrested in Sohag
More arrests of Muslim Brotherhood members, officials, and supporters.
Qandil Banned From Travel
Authorities ban from travel former prime minster Hesham Qandil and six others.
Egypt Destroying Gaza Tunnels to Tighten Blockade: Hamas
More than ninety-five percent of Gaza tunnels reportedly destroyed by the Egyptian army.
Hagel and Al-Sisi Discuss Events in Egypt
The two defense ministers discussed Egypt`s political road map, the attacks on Christian Copts and the current situation in the Sinia Peninsula.
Ongoing Security Operation in the Giza Village of Kerdasa
Security operations continue in Kerdasa, Giza Governorate to "cleanse the village from terror spots", stated the Ministry of Interior spokesperson.
Mansour to Replace El-Zarqa as Nour Party Member in Constitution Committee
Bassam El-Zarqa to be replaced by another al-Nour Party member to represent the party in the constitution committee.
Cabinet Announces Higher wages for Govt Workers, Starting 2014
Prime Minister Hazem Beblawi announces increase in minimum wage for government employees.
One Dead, Thirty-Four Injured Nationwide During Friday’s Pro-Morsi Rallies
Pro-Morsi groups see small turnout and minor clashes during Friday`s demonstrations.
One Injury in Suez as Violence Erupts
Pro and anti-Morsi protesters clash again in Suez.
68 More Arrested in Kerdasa and Nahia
Ministry of Interior announced that sixty-eight people arrested in Kerdasa and Nahia in Giza as part of the security operations that started a few days earlier.
Roadside Bombs Target Security Forces in Sinai
IED goes off targeting a bus transporting soldiers in Sinia.
Morsi Supporters and Opponents Clash in Alexandria
Morsi supporters clashed with residents of Al Shatbi neighborhood in Alexandria, Egypt.
Two Al-Jazeera Personnel Detained
Two Al-Jazeera personnel arrested on charges of possessing unlicensed TV broadcasting devices.
What This Terrible Article in the Atlantic Monthly Means: Nothing
Ursula Lindsey criticizes the Atlantic’s latest piece on Egypt.
Verdict in Muslim Brotherhood Dissolution Case Set for 23 September
A Cairo court will decide Monday whether the Muslim Brotherhood group to be banned and its finances seized in case filed by the leftist al-Tagammu Party.
Islamists Criticize Constituent Assembly
The Salafist Call’s deputy leader and Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya accuse assembly of trying to change Egypt’s “Islamist identity”.
Calls for Sisi’s Nomination a Public Sentiment, Says Military Spokesperson
Ahmed Mohamed Ali-military spokesperson-denies rumors of General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi`s intent to run for office.
130 Arrested in Kerdasa
Kamal al-Daly-head of Giza security directorate-announces the arrest of 130 citizens.
قرار الـ 1200 جنيه حدا أدنى للأجور يدشن المواجهة الاجتماعية ولا يجمدها
Wael Gamal says that the recent increase of minimum wage in state sector will lead to confrontations with business interests, as discussions on raising minimum wage in the private sector will commence on Tuesday.
التحالف الشعبي: الحد الأدنى للأجر بلا قيمة دون حزمة سياسات ولا تفسير لتأجيل تنفيذه
Socialist Popular Alliance Party states the increase of minimum wage will be rendered ineffective if implemented incomprehensively.
إصابة مجندين في انفجار عبوة ناسفة استهدفت مدرعة في الوادي الأخضر بالعريش
Two soldiers injured after a bomb went off targeting an armored tank in Arish.
البرعي": حل "الإخوان" يحتاج إلى دراسة متأنية لأنه قرار قانوني وليس سياسيا"
Al-Borae the dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood requires thorough consideration because it is a legal decision not a political one.
"بالفيديو - حقوقيون يعقدون مؤتمرا لحماية الآثار بعنوان "إنقذوا تراث مصر من أجل مستقبلها
Press conference by activists on “Saving Egypt`s Heritage, Protects its Future".
القبض على رئيس جمعية "أهل السنة والجماعة" بشمال سيناء
Security forces arrested Asa`d Al-Biek-head of Sunni Group Association-in Arish.
عدلي منصور يصدر قرارا جمهوريا باستبدال ممثلي حزب النور في لجنة الخمسين
Adly Mansour issues a presidential decree to replace al-Nour Party representative in constitution committee.
أمن المطار يمنع القيادي الإخواني محمد على بشر من السفر بموجب قرار قضائي
Airport security bans Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Ali Bisher from travel.
ضياء رشوان: الخمسين تقر مادة تسمح للمركزي للمحاسبات بمراقبة الصحف والقنوات الخاصة
Diaa Rashwan says the fifty-member constitution committee passed an article allowing Central Accountability Division to impose censorship laws on newspapers and privately owned media outlets.
الشروق» فى كنيسة كرداسة.. الخوف وحده وراء نزوح الأقباط»
Ahmed Albardeeni visits the torched church in Kerdasa and meets with the people in the area.
رياح عسكرة الرئاسة
Fahmi Houwadi argues that our focus should not only be on presidency’s fair elections, but also state`s institutions.
«ممثل «النور» في اجتماعاته بـ«لجنة الـ50»: لدينا تصور جديد لـ«مواد الجيش
Newly appointed al-Nour Party representative has new suggestions on various articles of the constitution.
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الحق في قتل الجسد: الزومبي جسد/نص ما بعد كولونيالي
Abdullah Albayyari argues that killing the "other" is acceptable to the “white” man when he creates the idea that that "other" is less than human.
إعادة تشكيل النخبة بعد 3 يوليو في مصر
Sherif Mohy Eddin compares the formation of constitution committee, the national human rights council, and the supreme council of press.
Arabic translation of Ahmed Sabry and Mohamed Abdelkarim`s recent book project.
Exercises in Collective Reading: A Workshop by Marwa Arsanios
Medrar TV makes a report on the Workshop of Exercises in Collective Reading by Marwa Arsanios.
Exhibition of Collage Workshop by Hany Rashed
Medrar TV makes a report on the Exhibition of Collage Workshop led by Hany Rashed.
مصر أوهام الحرب والإجماع
Ali ElRaggal writes that the revolution is in its fourth phase, and sheds light on the political, social, and economic dynamics.
Arabic translation of Sawsan Bou Khaled and Hussein Baydoun`s talk about their contemporary art performance.
Arabic translation of Khalid Abdalla’s piece on the new campaign in Egypt to break the silence.